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New Strategies in Sexual Harassment Investigations

NYCLA’s In House and Outside Counsel Committee


Date: October 24, 2019

Time: 6:30PM - 8:30PM

Location: New York, NY

Brie Kluytenaar will be speaking on best practices when investigating claims of sexual harassment, strategies for achieving diversity, inclusion and elimination of bias, and for litigating such claims.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Who is an appropriate investigator
  • What is the appropriate scope of the investigation
  • Conducting witness interviews
  • Gathering and retaining documentary evidence; Confidentiality
  • Closing the investigation
  • Next steps: Mediation; Severance; Settlement agreements
  • Litigation; Regulatory issues

The panel will be lead by Program Chair, Richard B. Friedman, Richard Friedman PLLC and will also feature the following speakers:

  • Celine J. Chan, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • Todd H. Girshon, Jackson Lewis P.C.
  • Lisa Lupion, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • Eric Raphan, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

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Brie Kluytenaar is a Mintz attorney who practices labor and employment law. She handles arbitrations, prepares witnesses, and counsels clients on legal strategies related to employment issues. Brie has represented clients in state and federal court as well as various administrative bodies.